N47.5 is a billable diagnosis code used to specify a medical diagnosis of adhesions of prepuce and glans penis. The code N47.5 is valid during the fiscal year 2022 from October 01, 2021 through September 30, 2022 for the submission of HIPAA-covered transactions.
The ICD-10-CM code N47.5 might also be used to specify conditions or terms like acquired penile adhesion, acquired synechiae of foreskin of penis, adhesions of foreskin or preputial adhesions.
The code N47.5 is applicable to male patients only. It is clinically and virtually impossible to use this code on a non-male patient.
Entries in the Index to Diseases and Injuries with references to N47.5
The Index to Diseases and Injuries is an alphabetical listing of medical terms, with each term mapped to one or more ICD-10 code(s). The following references for the code N47.5 are found in the index:
The Medicare Code Editor (MCE) detects and reports errors in the coding of claims data. The following ICD-10 Code Edits are applicable to this code:
The following clinical terms are approximate synonyms or lay terms that might be used to identify the correct diagnosis code:
- Acquired penile adhesion
- Acquired synechiae of foreskin of penis
- Adhesions of foreskin
- Preputial adhesions
Diagnostic Related Groups - MS-DRG Mapping
|MS-DRG||MS-DRG Title||MCD||Relative Weight|
|727||INFLAMMATION OF THE MALE REPRODUCTIVE SYSTEM WITH MCC||12||1.4181|
|728||INFLAMMATION OF THE MALE REPRODUCTIVE SYSTEM WITHOUT MCC||12||0.8035|
The relative weight of a diagnostic related group determines the reimbursement rate based on the severity of a patient's illness and the associated cost of care during hospitalization.
Convert N47.5 to ICD-9 Code
The General Equivalency Mapping (GEM) crosswalk indicates an approximate mapping between the ICD-10 code N47.5 its ICD-9 equivalent. The approximate mapping means there is not an exact match between the ICD-10 code and the ICD-9 code and the mapped code is not a precise representation of the original code.
Information for Patients
Problems with the penis can cause pain and affect a man's sexual function and fertility. Penis disorders include
- Erectile dysfunction - inability to get or keep an erection
- Priapism - a painful erection that does not go away
- Peyronie's disease - bending of the penis during an erection due to a hard lump called a plaque
- Balanitis - inflammation of the skin covering the head of the penis, most often in men and boys who have not been circumcised
- Penile cancer - a rare form of cancer, highly curable when caught early
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|ICD Code||Description||Valid for Submission|
|N47||Disorders of prepuce||NON-BILLABLE CODE|
|N47.0||Adherent prepuce, newborn||BILLABLE CODE|
|N47.3||Deficient foreskin||BILLABLE CODE|
|N47.4||Benign cyst of prepuce||BILLABLE CODE|
|N47.7||Other inflammatory diseases of prepuce||BILLABLE CODE|
|N47.8||Other disorders of prepuce||BILLABLE CODE|